The National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and its sponsors are offering more than $600,000 in funding for PTAs/PTSAs interested in implementing an engaging National PTA program focused on STEM, literacy, digital citizenship, mental health, healthy lifestyles, or the arts.
Coaching Boys Into Men (CBIM) is an evidence-based prevention program that trains and motivates high school coaches to teach their young male athletes healthy relationship skills and promote respect, nonviolence, and integrity so their athletes come to understand that violence never equals strength.
The nonprofit organization American Student Assistance (ASA), in partnership with the Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE), has launched the “ASA Solve Together: Tomorrow’s Leaders Tackling Today’s Challenges.”
Esports is best defined as competitive video games. Games that can be considered esports require skill and are usually played in teams, though some are also single player. When on a team, esports athletes fill certain roles much like traditional sports. Teams are usually formed by students or a staff member who has an interest in gaming or simply wants to see students working together using gaming Esports is unique because it is an inclusive, coed sport and can be a way for students who cannot physically participate in traditional sports to be a part of a team and community.